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North Korean rocket launch window opens (Update)

(AP)—A near two-week launch window for a North Korean long-range rocket began Monday, a day after Pyongyang said it may delay liftoff. North Korea has faced mounting international pressure to abandon what ...

Dec 09, 2012
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Armstrong relives historic Moon landing

It's more than 40 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the Moon, but his memories of the historic flight remain as undimmed as his passion for further exploration of space.

Aug 29, 2011
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China launches Turkish satellite

China early Wednesday "successfully" launched a Turkish earth observation satellite into orbit aboard a Chinese rocket, according to state media, hailed in Turkey as a "historic moment".

Dec 18, 2012
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